Definitions of tuberculous

  1. constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus; "a tubercular child"; "tuberculous patients"; "tubercular meningitis" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Having tubercles; affected with, or characterized by, tubercles; tubercular. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Affected with, or like, tuberculosis; full of tubercles. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Full of knobs or tubercles; affected with tubercles. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Affected with tubercles; disposed to tubercular diseases. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for tuberculous

  1. The same child had a wound, also of tuberculous origin, on the small of the back, which healed over in a few weeks and had completely disappeared when I saw her. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  2. It results largely from swine drinking the milk of tuberculous cattle. – Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry by Pratt Food Co.